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Gender Studies Professor Calls Twerking
With Lizzo ‘An Act Of Political Defiance’

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Posted By: M2, 10/19/2019 6:32:44 AM

A professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is branding her surprise on-stage guest-performance with Lizzo last week an “act of political defiance” serving as the “epitome of pleasure activism,” a new liberal academic concept. Professor Sami Schalk, who teaches women and gender studies at the university told Vox that her twerking with the popular singer is the embodiment of what it means to derive pleasure from defying societal standards of beauty, otherwise known as “pleasure activism” according to Schalk.


Why not just call this a course in hedonism and self indulgence?

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Reply 1 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 10/19/2019 6:39:24 AM (No. 211572)
I can't believe that people pay these nuts.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna 10/19/2019 6:48:17 AM (No. 211581)
Seems to be called something different when big burly men do it.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: TLCary 10/19/2019 7:38:13 AM (No. 211606)
Pound for pound the most absurd liberal article of the day, (so far).
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Reply 4 - Posted by: tsquare 10/19/2019 7:50:58 AM (No. 211615)
Remember when professors used to be looked up to, not down on? This article is about a soul who has lost a moral anchor...but has invented a script of words to rationalize it.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Hugh Akston 10/19/2019 7:51:05 AM (No. 211616)
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Reply 6 - Posted by: F15 Gork 10/19/2019 7:54:27 AM (No. 211621)
Why on earth do parents send their offspring to college? It’s a damn freak show.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: LadyChurchillUSA 10/19/2019 8:08:05 AM (No. 211635)
I believe Caligula called it an orgy.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: bella 10/19/2019 8:23:01 AM (No. 211649)
Their debauchery has no bounds.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Newtsche 10/19/2019 8:35:09 AM (No. 211667)
Nice use of your brain there, Sami. IMO twerking is as appealing as watching a dog drag its butt along the floor. Pleasure is in the eye of the beholder.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Debrawr 10/19/2019 8:42:16 AM (No. 211673)
If not for the moral decay of academia, this woman would be working for dollar bills in the local strip club.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: udanja99 10/19/2019 8:59:53 AM (No. 211695)
To me it has always looked like an invitation to be sodomized.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: mean Gene 10/19/2019 9:04:15 AM (No. 211703)
You can see the roots of this move easily if you imagine the "activist" saying, "Ooga Booga!" all thru the "act."
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Reply 13 - Posted by: cor-vet 10/19/2019 9:21:25 AM (No. 211720)
I really like Lucianne for the things I learn every day. For instance, I've never heard of a Lizzo. Also, twerking. Who would have thought that shaking your butt in peoples faces had a name. The fact that a college has a course in 'womans and gender studies' is another eye opener. Do they also have study courses for the hundreds of other genders they claim exist?
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Reply 14 - Posted by: The Remnants 10/19/2019 9:33:43 AM (No. 211739)
Daniel Patrick Moynihan wrote about "Defining Deviancy Down" in 1993. How low can it go? A college professor twerking on stage. Does she get paid for that stuff, or is it on the house?
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Reply 15 - Posted by: ROLFNader 10/19/2019 10:09:00 AM (No. 211777)
Yo mama SO fat, she makes the band skip when she dances...….
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Reply 16 - Posted by: JL80863 10/19/2019 10:38:50 AM (No. 211834)
A lot of fancy names for filth.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: DVC 10/19/2019 11:05:26 AM (No. 211868)
We need to make these "gender studies" and "women's studies" and other nonsense course a thing of the past. Erase them entirely.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: earlybird 10/19/2019 11:10:45 AM (No. 211876)
That fat blob in the purple with the silver space blanket cape is a “gender”? She really got into it. She has been a plain fat girl for all of her life. She wanted to be something different. Sexy. So she literally let it all hang out. Called it “activism”. Nope, it was exhibitionism. She is really a pathetic person.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: earlybird 10/19/2019 11:12:17 AM (No. 211877)
Re #13 how did you ever miss our Worst Lady’s penchant for public twerking? Mooch the Gooch was really into it...
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Skinnydip 10/19/2019 11:25:22 AM (No. 211892)
What's a Lizzo?
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Reply 21 - Posted by: dbdiva 10/19/2019 11:32:31 AM (No. 211898)
I have no idea who Lizzo is and I'm happy to keep it that way. At first I thought Lizzo is a new nickname for Fauxahontas. I KNOW I would never want to watch her twerk alrhough some of her flailings come close.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: rubberneck 10/19/2019 1:00:17 PM (No. 211967)
#20: What's a Lizzo? I readily admit I'm no expert on such things, but I believe "Lizzo" is a 300-pound African-American gal who likes to squeeze into skin-tight shiny spandex and do some "hip hop" in front of an adoring crowd of discriminating art lovers. (I've not seen a performance - only still photos of her. Which made me glad I wasn't in the audience.) Is this a great country, or what?!!
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Reply 23 - Posted by: ExPatYank 10/19/2019 6:22:13 PM (No. 212125)
A fine example of the dumbing down of Academia on so many levels..
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